Learning Support Assistant
We have an exciting opportunity in our specialist College for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team.
We provide our learners with development opportunities that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and independence in all aspects of learning, leisure and life. Every day we carry out immeasurably worthwhile and rewarding work which although at times can be challenging, continually enhances the lives of the learners that attend our College.
Position: Learning Support Assistant
Location: St Elizabeth`s Centre, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Job type: 37.5 hours per week. Term time only
Salary: £9.58 - £10.48 per hour
Benefits: We offer an excellent range of staff benefits including: A comprehensive induction & development programme, Subsidised restaurant, High Street retail / leisure discounts, Generous holidays, Discounted gym membership, Free Life assurance, Free on-site parking.
About the Role:
• Contributing and assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Learning Plans
• Supporting and recording progress and providing written reports where necessary
• Supporting learners to achieve goals and guiding them on appropriate behaviour
• Supporting learners who can display challenging behaviours and helping to manage this in a positive way
• Assisting learners with their personal and health needs, promoting the highest standards of welfare and self – care at all times
To join us as a Learning Support Assistant, previous experience of working within a special needs environment is essential. You will also have an NVQ Level 2 in either Learning or Health and Social care along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You may have experience of the following: Learning Support Assistant, Learning Support, Teaching Assistant, Health and Social Care, Health and Social Care Assistant, Level 2, Support Assistant, Teachers Assistant, Trainee Teacher, Special Education Needs, PGCE, Mentor, Tutor, Teacher, LSA, Special Needs, SEN, Support Worker, etc.
St Elizabeth’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. An equal opportunities employer committed to diversity, we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
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